What a month it has been since the publication of Oliver Friggieri: Sketches and Poems. It was a great pleasure to be received this week at San Anton Palace by His Excellency The President of the Republic of Malta, Dr George Vella together with Professor Oliver Friggieri and Professor Victor Grech, Illum iltqajt mal-Professur Oliver Friggieri li ppreżentali l-ktieb “Oliver Friggieri: Sketches and Poems” … Read More Meeting with President George Vella
I sit in the garden, the weather is glorious and I am overwhelmed by the brilliant light we are accustomed to here, a brightness I appreciate so much after years of English gray skies. And as my minestra cooks indoors, I watch the inauguration of the 9th President on my IPad. On the screen I see well-wishers from all walks of life as the … Read More The birds sing, the sun shines and the People’s President is sworn in ….
I made honeycomb candy with Adriana and its all about chemistry, action and reaction. It’s ideal for breaking up and scattering over ice cream and desserts and surprisingly very easy to make. I love watching the mixture react and bubble with the baking soda. And today we wait to see President Obama have his first audience on the world stage with Pope Francis and … Read More Presidents, popes and honeycomb candy … its all about chemistry